Almond Flour Mozzarella Sticks

Gluten-Free Cheese Sticks - The Cheese Shark

Versatile and a best seller, cheese sticks are a great appetizer in general. This recipe is for gluten-free  mozzarella cheese sticks. It is best served hot, right out of the pan. Try it out with your homemade Mozzarella cheese!

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Almond Flour Mozzarella Sticks


  • 1 brick ( 200g / 7 oz) of Mozzarella, cut into sticks and frozen overnight
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil or other frying oil
  • 1/2 cup blanched finely ground almond flour
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 egg
  • Marinara or pasta sauce, optional for dipping
Gluten-Free Cheese Sticks - The Cheese Shark


  • Place cheese sticks in the freezer overnight, at least 12 hours.
  • When you’re ready to cook, add the oil to a medium-sized frying pan and heat on medium-high heat
  • Meanwhile, combine almond flour, seasoning and salt on a plate. Set aside.
Gluten-Free Cheese Sticks - The Cheese Shark
  • Crack egg into a bowl and whip with a fork for 1 minute.
  • One at a time, take a frozen cheese stick and cover it in egg. Then, transfer over to the almond flour mixture and coat the stick in batter. Make sure that it’s well coated. Set on a clean plate and repeat with remaining frozen cheese sticks.
Gluten-Free Cheese Sticks - The Cheese Shark
  • Place completed sticks into preheated oil and fry for 10-15 seconds per side. When they’re golden all over, transfer to a cooling rack to allow the excess oil to drip off.
  • Serve immediately. With dip or on it’s own.
Gluten-Free Cheese Sticks - The Cheese Shark


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